Armenian Apricot Soup
This recipe features dried apricots, the national fruit of Armenia, which add a sweet flavor to the lentils.
The recipe was adapted from a cookbook called Please to the Table: The Russian Cookbook by Anya von Bremzen and John Welchman.
Saladmaster Food Processor (optional)
- 1 T olive oil
- 1 onion diced
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 c dried apricots
- 1 sweet potato diced
- 2 carrots diced
- 2 celery stalks diced
- 1/2 c quinoa
- 1.5 c dried split lentils rinsed until water is clear
- 7 c broth
- 1 cup tomatoes
- 1 t cumin
- 1 t thyme
- 1 lemon
*With Saladmaster cookware you can cut out the oil or add it as a finish at the end.
*Add lemon zest with the spices (optional).
*Feel free to skip some of the vegetables if you don’t have them in your fridge, or add others.